I’ve lost count of the number of times someone has asked me, “Are you planning to work in the nonprofit or for-profit sector after graduation?” In a sense, I always feel cornered because my answer could be perceived multiple ways depending on the asker’s intent. Here’s how I always imagine it going: Scenario One “Are… Read More Why You Should Stop Pinning Your Career and Vocation Against One Another
You do not often hear the word “bravery” tossed around millennials my age, but it is a word that I desperately cling to as I wade through this challenging chaos called life.… Read More Braving the World at Bravo
Last month, the hashtag #firstsevenjobs was trending on Twitter. It got people to share their unlikely beginnings and reminisce about where their career paths led them. It picked up steam when celebrities such as Lin-Manuel Miranda of “Hamilton” and talk-show host Stephen Colbert started sharing their first seven jobs. For my blog post this week,… Read More Do You Remember Your First Jobs?
Warm and colorful sunsets, white beaches, lounge chairs- can you see it, feel it, and smell it? I’m sorry, I am well aware that it is currently the middle of winter in Pennsylvania, which means that everything appears lifeless and dead, exactly the opposite of what I just described. Because of the lifelessness of Pennsylvania… Read More When in Costa Rica…
“This is what I want and I will get there, no matter what happens.” My name is Andrea Fetchko and I love quotes like this one. It’s no secret that in PR you start out at the bottom. I knew this when I declared my major in Communications with a focus in public relations. It… Read More My Life Lessons
On Tuesday I had the opportunity to attend a panel hosted by Pennsylvania Bio. The panel was lead by public relations and communications professionals who are experts on maintaining a positive image, even when the industry that they work in is under public scrutiny or criticism. The panelists gave great advice on how to be… Read More Keeping Things Positive